Metallica’s Trujillo Rescues Jaco Pastorius’ Bass of Doom

"The Pastorius family was electrified to learn in December 2007 that Jaco’s Bass of Doom — the fretless 1962 Fender Jazz Bass that had been stolen from a park bench in Greenwich Village in 1986 — had actually surfaced in a small music store in Manhattan’s east side."

Some things you just can't make up.  Jaco's fretless Jazz Bass went missing for over 20 years and then suddenly re-emerged.

Read the story here: Bass of Doom

Eventually it found its way back to the Pastorius family thanks to Metallica's Robert Trujillo.

You can find out more about the Fender Jazz Bass here: Fender Bass Guitar


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